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Apprentice Vehicle Damage Paint Technician RACING LINE BODYWORKS LIMITED

We currently have an opening for an apprentice Vehicle Paint Sprayer/Technician. The role is demanding as the successful applicant will be working on a range of vehicles while learning their trade to a nationally recognised standard.

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Closing date: 17 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm, 1-hour lunch

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    18 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001762545

  • Positions

    1 available

We currently have an opening for an apprentice Vehicle Paint Sprayer/Technician. The role is demanding as the successful applicant will be working on a range of vehicles while learning their trade to a nationally recognised standard.

Modern paints preparation and refinishing techniques are becoming increasingly complex and it is essential that today's paint technicians are fully conversant with the most recent technology.

Tasks the successful candidate can be expected to carry out:

  • Repair of minor scratches and dents
  • Preparation of new and repaired panels for refinishing
  • Preparing vehicle surfaces for masking and priming
  • Paint refinishing techniques paint detailing
  • Paint detailing and buffing
  • Polishing the paintwork of the panel to a suitable finish

This is an exciting opening for an opportunity to earn while you learn gaining a nationally recognised qualification and a future career.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good practical skills
  • Ability to pay attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions

Personal qualities

  • Good time keeping and willing to learn
  • Team player
  • Proactive approach in maintaining customer standards
  • Reliable

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs, Functional Skills or Key Skills at grade C/4 or above in English and math’s (or equivalent)
  • Predicated grades are accepted but any offer will be provisional until proof of results is provided
  • Work experience/prior knowledge is beneficial but not essential

Future prospects

  • This apprenticeship is the grounding for your future development and there are lots of opportunities to develop your career within our company as we are committed to providing development and training opportunities to all our employees

Things to consider

The competition for apprenticeship placements is strong so please ensure your application is tailored to the type of apprenticeship you are applying for, pay attention to presentation, spelling and grammar and include any relevant experience, hobbies/interests or qualifications.

Applicants should consider the distance required to travel to the employer. Access to transport would be beneficial. For an idea of distance to travel, this link may be of use http://www.traveline.info/

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Closing, interview and possible start date for this vacancy are subject to change. Interviews could commence at any time. You should apply immediately to avoid disappointment.


About the employer

RACING LINE BODYWORKS ARE LOCATED IN WINFORD, CHEW VALLEY, BRISTOL. Specialising in a full range of Car Body Repairs at very competitive rates,Whatever the Job, Racing Line Bodyworks will discuss the full detail of each stage.

At Racing Line Bodyworks, it’s all about delivering the result, with perfection! Whilst we are based in Bristol, we offer our services across the South West!

Employer

RACING LINE BODYWORKS LIMITED

Address

Cattlemarket Unit

24

Chew Road

Bristol

BS40 8HB

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Training

Training provider

S & B AUTOMOTIVE ACADEMY LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by S&B Automotive Academy Ltd

Contact

Matthew Hunt 07863 136692 mhunt@sandbaa.com

S&B Automotive Academy is a specialist automotive apprenticeship training provider located in Bedminster, Bristol. S&B works in partnership with RACING LINE BODYWORKS LIMITED to deliver the Vehicle paint Technician apprenticeship training programme over a 3-year period that concludes in an end point assessment. 

Training is delivered in the workplace and via six one-week college blocks per year at S&B Automotive Academy. The apprentice will be assigned a workplace mentor and a college mentor who will offer support, advice and guidance by monitoring progress through the use of electronic logbook which both employer and the apprentice will have access to 24/7 365 days a year.

The apprentice will work towards the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Vehicle Damage Paint Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths & English (if a GCSE grade 4 or equivalent has not already been achieved)

Apprenticeship standard

Vehicle damage paint technician

Level 3 (A level)


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